Euclastes coahuilaensis Brinkman et al. 2009

Reptilia - Testudines - Pancheloniidae

Alternative combination: Mexichelys coahuilaensis

Full reference: D. Brinkman, M. C. Aquillon-Martinez, C. A. De Leon Dávila, H. Jamniczky, D. A. Eberth and M. Colbert. 2009. Euclastes coahuilaensis sp. nov., a basal cheloniid turtle from the late Campanian Cerro del Pueblo Formation of Coahuila State, Mexico. PaleoBios 28(3):76-88

Belongs to Euclastes according to Brinkman et al. 2009

Sister taxa: Euclastes acutirostris, Euclastes melii, Euclastes meridionalis, Euclastes platyops, Euclastes wielandi, Erquelinnesia molaria

Type specimen: CPC 257 (SEPCP 9/721), a skull


• Cretaceous of Mexico (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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